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New UNDP reports put spotlight on development finance needs and challenges for Small Island Developing StatesJul 15, 2015mall Island Developing States (SIDS) share a number of common challenges—from exposure to natural hazards and economic shocks, to slow economic growth, limited capacities to raise resources and high debt—and urgently need increases in all forms of financing if they are to meet the post 2015 development goals.
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Mexico-based Contigo joins the Business Call to Action with commitment to improve women’s livelihoodsJul 9, 2015Contigo, a major financial services provider in Mexico, joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to launch a home improvement loan product aimed at reaching 25,000 under-served families by 2019.
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Experts call for more rights based, evidence informed drug control policiesJul 2, 2015According to the World Drug Report 2015 of the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), 246 million people worldwide use drugs, with 12 million of these injecting them.
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Sharing What Works: South South Cooperation for Disaster Risk Reduction in the CaribbeanJun 23, 2015The Risk Reduction Management Centre (RRMC), is an important tool for local government, allowing for the adequate collection and analysis of risk and vulnerability information by sectors and local actors in order to inform local government disaster management and development decisions.
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- #save_myanmar Myanmar (or Burma) has been suffering from the recent flood disaster. This flood can be regarded as one of the worst disasters in decades. Most of the cities in 10 out of 14 States (or Divisions) are already under water now. Reportedly, up to 150,000 people had been displaced or had their livelihoods affected due to this terrible flood. More torrential rain is expected in the coming days according to weather forecast. This status has been posted in order to create the awareness for this flood disaster in Myanmar and let all countries across the world know that flood victims are in need of help for their survival and rehabilitation. Moreover, people in disaster zones are dying everyday due to lack of food, clean water and basic necessities for life. For people in Burma, you can check this website http://www.myanmarflood.info/ for more information and donation. And also please copy and paste this status on your timeline along with hash-tags below to create international awareness. Your help is one of the necessities for flood victims. #SaveMyanmar #SaveBurma #SupprotMyanmar #SupportBurma Myanmar Flood Data myanmarflood.info · I start to do a donations for Water Flood in Myanmar. I need a help & Supports of all of my fris, bros & siss. Plz donate & help the peoples who are in trouble. 😞😞😞 私は、ミャンマーにおける水洪水のための寄付を行うことを開始します。私は私の友人、兄弟＆姉妹のすべての助けと支援を必要とします。寄付＆困っている人々を助けてください。 나는 미얀마 물 홍수에 대한 기부금을 시작합니다. 나는 나의 친구, 형제 및 자매 모두의 도움말 및 지원하는 필요합니다. 기부 및 문제가있는 사람들을 도와주세요. 我开始做一个捐赠淹缅甸。我需要帮助，我所有的朋友，兄弟姐妹的及支援。请捐款帮助与谁是麻烦的人民。 ฉันจะเริ่มต้นที่จะทำสำหรับการบริจาคน้ำท่วมน้ำในพม่า ฉันต้องการความช่วยเหลือและรองรับทั้งหมดของเพื่อน ๆ พี่ ๆ น้อง ๆ และน้องสาว กรุณาบริจาคและช่วยให้คนที่กำลังมีปัญหา Ben Myanmar Su Flood için bağış yapmaya başlar. Ben arkadaşlarım, kardeşler ve sisterss tüm bir yardım ve Destekler gerekir. Bağış ve başı dertte olan halklara yardım edin. Sisimulan ko na gawin ang isang donasyon para sa Water Flood sa Myanmar. Kailangan ko ng tulong & sumusuporta sa lahat ng aking mga kaibigan, mga kapatid at kapatid na babae. Mangyaring mag-abuloy at matulungan ang mga mamamayan na nagkakaproblema. मैं म्यांमार में पानी बाढ़ के लिए एक दान करना शुरू करते हैं। मैं अपने दोस्तों, भाइयों और बहनों के सभी की एक मदद और समर्थन करता है की जरूरत है। दान और मुसीबत में हैं, जो लोगों की मदद करें। ຂ້າພະເຈົ້າເລີ່ມຕົ້ນເພື່ອເຮັດການບໍລິຈາກສໍາລັບນ້ໍາ້ໍາຖ້ວມໃນມຽນມາໄດ້. ຂ້າພະເຈົ້າຕ້ອງການການຊ່ວຍເຫຼືອແລະການສະຫນັບສະຫນູນຂອງທັງຫມົດຂອງຫມູ່ເພື່ອນອ້າຍນ້ອງຂອງຂ້າພະເຈົ້າ, ແລະເອື້ອຍນ້ອງ. ກະລຸນາບໍລິຈາກແລະການຊ່ວຍເຫຼືອປະຊາຊົນຜູ້ທີ່ມີບັນຫາໃນການ. Eu começo a fazer doações para uma inundação de água em Myanmar. Eu preciso de uma ajuda e Suporte de todos os meus amigos, irmãos e sisterss. Por favor, doe e ajudar os povos que estão com problemas. Ich fange an, eine Spende für Wasser Überschwemmung in Myanmar zu tun. Ich brauche eine Hilfe & Supports aller meiner Freunde, Brüder und sisterss. Bitte spenden Sie und um die Völker, die in Schwierigkeiten sind. Αρχίζω να κάνει μια δωρεά για το Νερό πλημμύρες στη Μιανμάρ. Χρειάζομαι βοήθεια & Βάσεις όλους τους φίλους μου, τους αδελφούς και sisterss. Παρακαλούμε να δωρίσουν και να βοηθήσει τους λαούς που βρίσκονται σε δύσκολη θέση. Я начинаю делать пожертвования для воды Потопа в Мьянме. Я нужна помощь & Опоры всех моих друзей, братьев и sisterss. Пожалуйста, поддержите и помочь народам, которые попали в беду. 12 hours ago
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